Around Town – March 25

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March 25

Orchids to

Todd from Axsom Plumbing for your quick attention to my plumbing problem! from Sandy.

Jason Hatton and his defense of libraries.

the amazing staff at the BMV for going above and beyond to work out my difficult registration.

the great volunteers at the Atterbury-Bakalar Air Museum, very helpful and we really appreciated our tour on Thursday, from the couple from Hope.

the study showing if the richest Americans just paid the taxes they owe, we as a nation could raise an additional 175 billion dollars a year and that’s almost enough to bring everyone out of poverty.

Onions to

people who don’t understand as you get older, your health insurance premium goes up.

the school corporation wanting to spend nearly $2 million to boost graduation rates when hundreds of elementary students are not getting the early intervention they need to read.

the former federal elected official who refers to Social Security and Medicare as entitlement programs, this is false.

the fact that the richest in the United States get a lot more help from the federal government than the poorest in the United States.

Happy Birthday to

Nancy Purvis, from your family, Linda and Donna.

Kelly Michael, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Paul Moffitt, from your family, neighbors and Donna.

Kelly Kellems, from your family and Donna.

Sarah Jameel Hyder, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

Leigh Sandefur, from all your co-workers at Columbus Internal Medicine.

Matthew Muir on No. 13, from your mom and dad.